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Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

Business process outsourcing (BPO) services manage critical front- and back-office processes that can include human resources and accounting as well as customer-related services such as contact center services. 

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Why and How Outsourcing Management and Governance is Critical to Outsourcing Success


Organizations undertaking information technology and business process outsourcing typically are very focused on "doing the deal." This involves assessing service providers, determining geographies from which to source services, developing contracts, defining service levels, and a myriad of other tasks. Yet arguably the hardest part of outsourcing occurs only after the deal is done—performing ongoing outsourcing management and governance.

bpo contract  Management Major ITO or BPO efforts are more akin to a joint venture (or a marriage) than a procurement transaction or simply buying external services. For this reason it is critical that buyers focus on the overall relationship with the service provider and not just the commercial (e.g., meeting service level and contract T&Cs) aspects of deals, though the commercial elements remain important. Buyers with weaker service provider relationships may find, for example, that service levels are being met but Read More

Looking Beyond Cost Savings in PEO


Today’s outsourcing industry is expected to grow by 37 percent annually between 2007 and 2010. One growing specialization under IT outsourcing is product engineering outsourcing (PEO). While many IT companies have used PEO to realize significant cost savings along with increased quality and reliability, some companies have experienced negative results. Lean about common PEO pitfalls and how you can avoid them.

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Wipro Spearheads a Global HR Transformation Program for Credit Suisse


Credit Suisse, a global banking and financial services company, embarked on a global HR transformation program in early 2008 to create a number of shared service centers primarily focused on back-office HR operations. After evaluating a number of vendors for delivery capabilities, cost effectiveness, and a host of other factors, Wipro was awarded the contract. This case study by Everest Group provides a 360-degree view of this engagement.

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The Impact of Technology on Cost in Business Process Outsourcing


Many different factors contribute to the cost of a business process outsourcing (BPO) engagement. Among them, IT, especially software, is a key cost determinant that is often underestimated. A diligent assessment of BPO needs to address several cost components that are not included in the provider’s total contract value (TCV)—components which are often overlooked by buyers.

bpo contract  A diligent assessment of BPO needs to address several cost components that are not included in the provider’s total contract value (TCV)—components which are often overlooked by buyers. Read More

Case Study: St. Vincent Heart Center


Until recently, St. Vincent Heart Center used an HTML-based intranet to disseminate various types of information to its 470 employees and 200 contract workers. But information on that system wasn’t easy to find. Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 offers the organization easy access to information—and it enhances productivity and supports increased security for confidential information. Read more about the benefits.

bpo contract  Study: St. Vincent Heart Center Until recently, St. Vincent Heart Center used an HTML-based intranet to disseminate various types of information to its 470 employees and 200 contract workers. But information on that system wasn’t easy to find. Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 offers the organization easy access to information—and it enhances productivity and supports increased security for confidential information. Read more about the benefits. Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Three: Meeting Federal Requirements


Companies that are not already offering the capabilities of meeting the exacting, stringent requirements of federal agencies will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in the federal and defense markets. Conversely, those vendors and their users--government contractors--who can deliver comprehensive solutions that satisfy the requirements of federal agencies are in the driver's seat to capture that market segment.

bpo contract  Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Three: Meeting Federal Requirements Meeting Federal Requirements Companies that are not already offering the capabilities described in Part Two will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in the federal and defense markets. Conversely, those vendors and their users—government contractors—who can deliver comprehensive solutions that satisfy the exacting, stringent requirements of federal agencies are in the driver's seat to capture that market Read More

Ten Key Legal Concerns in E-Commerce Ventures and Contracts


IT managers must understand the legal issues – at least well enough to know when there is an issue. E-commerce is so new that lawyers (and the law) are having a tough time keeping up with it, but that doesn’t get the manager off the hook if something that should have been thought about slips through the cracks. Here are a few simple points to keep in mind as you work on any e-commerce project.

bpo contract  Key Legal Concerns in E-Commerce Ventures and Contracts Why Care About Contracts? The rapid pace of e-commerce development has generally left the legal system struggling to keep up and gasping for breath. In much the same way as companies doing e-commerce must invent new business procedures and rules, the legal system is trying to adapt existing laws to fit new settings where it is simply unclear how these laws will apply. The e-commerce legal tool of choice is the contract. If parties can agree how Read More

The Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda, Selects UNIT4 Agresso ERP


UNIT4 has announced a new contract with The Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda. The goal is to consolidate the organization’s financial management systems by implementing a single instance of Agresso ERP and support change and drive process efficiencies to almost 500 operating units.

bpo contract  Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda, Selects UNIT4 Agresso ERP UNIT4 has announced a new contract with The Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda . The goal is to consolidate the organization’s financial management systems by implementing a single instance of Agresso ERP and support change and drive process efficiencies to almost 500 operating units.   The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental Read More

Talking to an Emptoris Exec Post-Empower 2011 (and Pre-IBM 2012)


I recently published a TEC article about my attendance of Emptoris’ Empower 2011 user conference this past fall. What follows now is my deep-dive interview with Terrence Curley, Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy and Development at Emptoris, with the idea of developing some of the main messages from the conference. During this past year, with the acquisition of Rivermine

bpo contract  to an Emptoris Exec Post-Empower 2011 (and Pre-IBM 2012) I recently published a TEC article about my attendance of Emptoris’ Empower 2011 user conference  this past fall. What follows now is my deep-dive interview with Terrence Curley, Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy and Development at Emptoris, with the idea of developing some of the main messages from the conference. During this past year, with the acquisition of Rivermine , the telecom expense management (TEM) solution Read More

Case Study: Western Electronics


As a contract manufacturer, Western Electronics makes assemblies for its customers. This translates into a huge volume of data being exchanged—and an exponentially greater number of engineering changes to manage. The company was challenged to take control over its processes—especially bill of materials (BOM) management—and lead its customers into following best practices. With its new change management solution, the company is confident it has an accurate history and the latest revisions.

bpo contract  Study: Western Electronics High-Tech & Electronics manufacturers use Arena to improve productivity, enhance collaboration, enable outsourcing, manage compliance and speed time to market. Read more about the products they make and the markets they serve. Source: Arena Solutions Western Electronics is a recognized leading Regional Contract Electronics Manufacturing Services Company (CEMS) providing manufacturing service solutions for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) companies, primarily in the Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Two: Dealing With the Federal Government


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bpo contract  Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Two: Dealing With the Federal Government Dealing With the Federal Government Neophytes will find dealing with the Federal Government perplexing, since the customer in case will act very differently than its commercial counterparts. Also, the additional regulatory requirements impact how eligible contractors are selected, monitored, and paid, and may require the aspiring contracting company to revise internal procedures or enhance its back-office or ERP Read More

Can Technology Make CFO's and Controller's Jobs More Strategic? (Part 2)


Part 1 of this blog series established that by offloading non-essential and non-value-adding routine tasks to third-party business process outsourcing (BPO) specialists, many human resource (HR) and payroll managers are now able to focus more on strategic and more important tasks of managing talent and human capital of the company. The discussion then went into the possible liberation of chief

bpo contract  (SaaS ) applications and BPO offerings can provide a good value proposition , but the crux of the matter is whether CFOs and controllers will sabotage this approach with fear of job insecurity, becoming obsolete, and other apprehensions. But if they can see this offering as freeing them from the chores to do more value-add stuff, like human capital management (HCM )/ talent management  SaaS applications or outsourced payroll do for HR managers these days, this approach might be refreshing. Still, Read More

Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about my impressions following an upbeat and constructive business update meeting at Emptoris’ headquarters. Under its new investors’ wing, with a new customer-focused CEO, and with the former Click Commerce's contract and service management (CSM) business as a new major capability, Emptoris has charted a new course recently.

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Case Study: Leveraging Response Management in a Super-charged Environment


Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, had a rapidly expanding customer base and shortened product life cycles. This led the company to add more contract manufacturers to its supply chain, meaning more complex decisions had to be made in less time. To stay competitive, the company implemented response management technology. Learn more about the company’s rapid growth and the software that helped make it possible.

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